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Lilly Miller UltraGreen 4 lb. Compost Maker
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Lilly Miller

UltraGreen 4 lb. Compost Maker

  • Organic compost maker accelerates the compost growing process
  • Use to prevent plant disease and pests in your garden
  • Creates humus to add back to your garden in 4 to 8 weeks
$798 /each

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Product Overview

Lilly Miller UltraGreen 4 lb. Organic Compost Maker helps you create rich humus from green garden clippings by accelerating the composting process. Adding compost to soil helps suppress plant diseases and pests. Making compost also reduces the amount of waste sent to the landfill.

  • Use to help make compost from green garden clippings
  • Helps create a rich humus that can be added to soil to help suppress plant diseases and pests
  • Helps you make compost, so you can reduce the amount of waste you send to the landfill
  • 100% Organic ingredients accelerate the composting process
  • Reduces waste sent to landfills
  • Use this calculator to determine how much product you need to complete your project:

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No where on the package does it tell how to use this product.

Do you use the whole bag in a pile 3x3x3 of what?
Asked by: Anonymous
it does tell how to use it the product. I put the entire bag into my tumble compost machine 3X3X3
Answered by: bad2day
Date published: 2017-03-28

Can this product be used to compost kitchen type waste? Stuff such as vegetable cuttings, egg shells coffee grounds and so on.

We would NOT be including any meats, fats or items with preservatives in the compost bin.
Asked by: Russ
yes
Answered by: bad2day
Date published: 2017-03-28

If I have only leafs in my pile will it still work?

Asked by: grnthmbk
Leaves are considered a brown input. It will takes a leaves only compost a year to break down into usable compost. It's best to mix or layer with green plant material such as fresh grass clippings, kitchen fruit and veggie scraps or garden weeds. Using a combo of green and brown will cause the pile to decompose in as little as a few weeks. Speed things up even more by adding your used coffee grounds.
Answered by: Deanrit
Date published: 2017-05-15

Is composted material made with this product safe to use around pets (dogs)?

Asked by: homegardener
unless you bury it below ground I would not let my pets roll on it or eat it
Answered by: bad2day
Date published: 2017-03-28
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Customer Reviews

UltraGreen 4 lb. Compost Maker is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from First of all the bag looked like it was on the shelf since the beginning of time. Second I still ... First of all the bag looked like it was on the shelf since the beginning of time. Second I still haven't seen it do anything since I added to my compost pile. I will give it another view in two months....
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've used this product for many years and it does a great job of breaking down everything i throw... I've used this product for many years and it does a great job of breaking down everything i throw into the compost pile. It makes really good soil for the garden and for preading around flowers.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes it really sped up the decaying process. My family... Yes it really sped up the decaying process. My family gave me a composter for Christmas and while shopping at Home Depot I decided to give it a try. Would definitely buy again
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to put together and now that weather is warming... Easy to put together and now that weather is warming should be working well. Lots of brown and green inside.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have used this product before, and it has always... I have used this product before, and it has always done a good job. My compost is like "black gold."
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Hard to put together, it sitting half put together. Hard to put together, it sitting half put together.
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh... It's just organic fertilizer This isn't a magic bullet. Not necessary in most situations but has its uses. Especially in the fall. It's just organic fertilizer. There are no specific microorganisms listed as I was expecting. I bought a couple of bags of this last year based on the recommendation of a relative who likes to use it in their compost pile before looking into what this was. After reading the label I realized its just typical components that are used as organic fertilizers. They tend to be the ones higher in phosphorus such as poultry manure and bone meal but they also add nitrogen to the pile. Research shows to be able to get good compost you want a carbon to nitrogen ratio of around 25-30:1. Too much carbon and the pile will compost slowly. Too much nitrogen and the compost can turn into a slimy, stinky mess. I used this in the fall when I have a lot more fallen leaves (carbon rich) than I have green yard waste (nitrogen rich) and it seemed to help. I wouldn't use it in the spring and summer where most of my yard waste is nitrogen rich. I did some searching and tried to find out if there was any benefit to adding phosphorus to compost. Other than compost made from yard waste being generally low in phosphorus I could find no benefit. Not everyone will want to add phosphorus to their garden, especially if they live near water. If you're already using organic fertilizers, they tend to be high in phosphorous already. When I ran out of some of my regular plant fertilizer I did use this instead. It doesn't provide the traditional guaranteed analysis as far as NPK so I wouldn't use it regularly but it worked in a pinch. This fall, if I need to add more nitrogen to my compost but I don't have nitrogen sources I'll just add whatever organic fertilizer I have left over.
Date published: 2013-08-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does the Job I have (2) 90 gallon compost bins, that are being added to daily as we renovate a property that has seen no care in 10 years. We are just now beginning to pull out composted material from 10 weeks ago, and it is being added to new fruit trees being planted, and being tilled into new ground that is opening up for a garden.
Date published: 2016-06-21
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